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Fishing boat   /fˈɪʃɪŋ boʊt/   Listen
Fishing boat

A vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive.  Synonyms: fishing smack, fishing vessel.

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"Fishing boat" Quotes from Famous Books

... that two live boys could not resist. Mooring Neb's old fishing boat to a sharp projecting rock, they proceeded to wade where it would have been impossible to navigate; Rex leaping before them, barking jubilantly now, as if ...
— Killykinick • Mary T. Waggaman

... the cliff of one of the islands a fishing boat came gliding with the silent stateliness of a swan. The body of the boat was low and slender, built of some white, shining wood; from the middle rose the high sail like a silver tower. It looked like the soul of that sleeping island setting ...
— Kimono • John Paris

... — N. ship, vessel, sail; craft, bottom. navy, marine, fleet, flotilla; shipping. man of war &c (combatant) 726; transport, tender, storeship^; merchant ship, merchantman; packet, liner; whaler, slaver, collier, coaster, lighter; fishing boat, pilot boat; trawler, hulk; yacht; baggala^; floating hotel, floating palace; ocean greyhound. ship, bark, barque, brig, snow, hermaphrodite brig; brigantine, barkantine^; schooner; topsail schooner, for and aft schooner, three masted schooner; chasse-maree [Fr.]; sloop, cutter, corvette, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... A good-sized fishing boat with a painted sail aflap against the mast, lay alongside the quay. Beside it stood gossiping two fine sailor-men, heroically tall, with features cut in bronze. At the thrum of the motor and clatter of the crowd they turned ...
— My Friend the Chauffeur • C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

... once that this was nonsense; judging that, by all means of rationality, the creature would be off and away like lightning to the sea-shore, and over to France in some honest man's fishing boat, down by at Fisherrow; but, to throw stoure in the een of the two callants, I loaded with a wheen draps in their presence; and, warily priming the pan, went forward with the piece ...
— The Life of Mansie Wauch - tailor in Dalkeith • D. M. Moir

Words linked to "Fishing boat" :   vessel, trawler, dragger, watercraft

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